Police

Man arrested for Wal-Mart robbery and assault

July 30, 2015
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Daniel Henderson

Daniel Henderson, 50, of Middlefield was arrested by the Southington Police Department on a warrant that stems from a July 6 theft investigation at Wal-Mart on Queen Street. The warrant alleges that a loss prevention employee observed Henderson removing a large amount of men’s clothing and men’s items from the racks and concealing the items…

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Couple arrested for Lake Compounce theft

July 30, 2015
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Luis Santana

The Southington Police Department announced that a Hartford man and woman have been arrested for an incident at Lake Compounce Amusement Park on Monday, July 27. Lake Compounce security received the initial report from an amusement park guest that witnessed Natalie Morales, 33, of Hartford and Luis Santana, 24, exit a ride at the park…

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Cheshire man arrested for smoke shop burglary

July 30, 2015
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Sean Victory

Sean Victory, 19, of Cheshire turned himself in to the Southington Police Department on Wednesday, July 22 after learning that there was a warrant for his arrest. The warrant stemmed from a burglary/larceny incident that occurred in the Southington on March 31, 2014. The warrant alleges that Victory was involved in a burglary at the…

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State police release details of the fatal accident on I-84

July 29, 2015
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State police release details of the fatal accident on I-84

The State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety have identified the victims of yesterday’s fatal accident on I-84 eastbound just west of the Queen Street exit. The vehicle, driven by Annmarie Olender, 16, of Plantsville, was reported to be traveling in the left lane on I-84 eastbound when it left the roadway and struck a…

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Police Blotter for July 31 edition

July 29, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, July 14 to Monday, July 20: Samuel J. Mabery, 27, of 24 High St., Southington, was arrested on July 14 for driving under the influence, traveling too fast for conditions, and failure to drive in the proper lane. Molly M. Miller, 20, of 583 May…

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Accident on I-84 is creating backups on Queen Street

July 28, 2015
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I-84 (Web)

The Southington Fire Department is on the scene at a serious motor vehicle accident on I-84 east bound prior to the Queen Street exit. Reports indicate that two passengers are heavily trapped, and fire companies will be extricating for some time. Drivers should expect delays.

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Police recognize locals for supporting K-9 units

July 20, 2015
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Officer John Mahon and K-9 Arno, Steve McCarty From American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, Robert Desaulniers, Barbara and Steve Pintarich, Officer Steve Salerno, and K9 Lou gather at a ceremony during the July 9 Southington Board of Police Commissioners meeting.

The Southington Police Department (SPD) recognized a handful of local residents and one local organization at the July 9 Southington Board of Police Commissioners meeting for their dedication to the department’s K-9 program. Over the past 14 years, the SPD K-9 program has been able to add an addition K-9 unit with a dog and…

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Police arrest driver for 2 DUI accidents

July 20, 2015
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Rebecca Cello

The Southington Police Department (SPD) announced the arrest of Rebecca Cello, 38, of Plantsville, on Saturday, July 18. Cello was arrested  and charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, evading responsibility with a motor vehicle, and failure to drive right. Cello was released on a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court…

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Police mourn retired Southington K9

July 20, 2015
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Police - K9 Roy passes

The Southington Police Department announcee the passing of one of their retired K9 police dogs, K9 Roy, the partner of Officer Chris Laporte. K-9 Roy served the department with distinction assisting with many drug arrest as well as tracking duties. He is seen, above, with Officer Laporte.

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Police Blotter for the July 17 edition

July 15, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Wednesday, July 1 through Thursday, July 9: Janelle Lopez, 18, of 2279 Mount Vernon Rd., Southington, was arrested on July 1 for sixth degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth degree larceny. Shania S. Allardyce, 19, of 2279 Mount Vernon Rd., Southington, was arrested on July…

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